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LANCASTER DAILY INTELLIGENCER. THURSDAY OCTOBER 7: 1880
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THURSDAY EVENING, OCT. 7, 1880.
Barb, Net Bite.
Our agile friend Professer Wicker
sham teas in the humor last night te ex
hibit some of his best style of pyrotech
nics for the entertainment of the busi
ness men and the confusion of the Ix
telligexcek. We like te see the pro
fessor en the stage, for he is generally an
" amoesin' cuss. " Yeu can always tell
what he is going te say when you knew
what he thinks ; for you will feel sure
that he will net say that te the public
when it shall seem te be inexpedient or
inconvenient. Uncontrolled by any such
embarrassing impulse te speak his senti
ments regardless of the situation, the
professor is free te exhibit in an amiable
or ferocious style, as may seem best, any
sentiments that the occasion may seem
te demand. Understanding thoroughly
this little trick of his it is a constant de
light te see him exercise it. It is as en
tertaining as the wriggling of a rattle
snake that you knew has no poison in
his fangs and whose fierce noise and
threatening attitude mean nothing dan
gerous. The professor struck his rattle at us
la3t night, and when he get through rat
tling was kind enough te say that he
didn't want te strike. Bless hi inno
cent soul ! that assurance was entirely
unnecessary. We knew he didn't ; and
we knew he was fangless, if he did.
The professor is a geed soul if he is net
as honest as a man ought te be who wants
te held a high place in heaven and en
earth. Tiie professor believes that a
bird in the hand is worth two in the
bush : and he would rather take his en
earth ; he but don't want te leave the
fence very far ; he is a prudent man.
New, we happen te knew what the
profasser really thinks about his party
and its prospects and deserts in the
present election. The professor get
confidential with us one day this summer
and told us all about it. lie talked very
geed .sense, for he is a sensible man at
bottom, and only puts en the harlequin
clothes of the politician, which he has
assumed at this stage of the campaign,
because the circus is meviugand he is en
the staff. It is business ; and the pro
fessor is a business man. We did net
knew that lie was quite se much that
sort of a " feller ras we find he is from
an extract from tlie obituary notice of
him in its pigeon holes which the JYcic
Era published In advance last evening.
It seems that he is quite a corporation
president, presiding among ethers ever
the Consolidated gas company ; a very
suitable company, indeed, for the prefes
ser te preside ever.
We won't tell en this occasion what
the professor told us about his party. It
is nothing which should lese him its
confidence, for it was only the truth told
in sorrow, net in anger. The professor
will always le a sound Republican,
while Lancaster county is: and en that
we will venture te advise his friends te
lay their bottom dollar; and also that he
won't bite any Democrat if he can help
it. He is a wise deg who will wag his
tail all the time and never growl while
you don't touch his face.
That howl of the professor last night
was music in our ears ; it was se charac
teristic. The charming hypocrisy with
which lie charges upon us that we were
taking politics into our business relations
when the dear man knew all the time
that he had started the little game by
that speech in the " business men's "
meeting, in which he urged them te per
manently organize in self defense against
the Democrats and their candidates
that was infinitely funny, The professor
tells us we don't employ any but Demo
crats in our office, and that the New Era
and Jfc'.iv,(imT employees are net all Ile
puhlicans. The professor may be right :
we de net knew hew our employees vote,
never having asked them or made their
polities a condition of their service. The
professor may be right in saying that
they are all Democrats; the professor
generally knows a geed deal about his
neighbors' business, being of an inquisi
tive turn of mind. We knew that we
have a very sensible set of men about us,
and that is strong evidence that they
will vote for Hancock. Wc regret that
the professor did net tell us hew the In
quirer company employees and the gas
company employees vote. He is presi
dent of these organizations and ought te
knew. We only knew that two years
age his gas company jK?eple voted
the Republican ticket by order
and under thivat of discharge;
and certain ether particulars in refer
ence te the political labors of the officers
of that gas company are at the profes
sor's service if he would like te hear
them. And then the professor failed te
tell us hew many Democrats are employ
ed by him as superintendent of public
schools a non-partisan office. Doubt
less the professor's time was tee scant te
go into these details in his speech, but
we hope he will find time te write them ;
our columns are open te him for their
Tin: Xar Era is welcome te knew
that the Ixtklligexcek, like it claims
for itself, "conduct its business en strict
ly business principles, employ the most
competent help it can command, and
never steps tp inquire what their politi
cal opinions are, or hew they vote, se
long as they faithfully discharge the du
ties for which they are employed." If it
happens as we de net knew and have
never sought te inquire that everybody
around this office votes the Democratic
ticket, we are glad te hear they have
such geed sense. Ne such consideration
was ever suggested in their employment
or their retention. The Intelligen
cer has never threatened nor asked any
body te put up elitical sign-beards
ever their business places. It only won
ders that sensible business men propose
te de se at the instigation of political
Oxe of the " business men " commit
tee who is drumming up Republican
business men te parade en Friday nighi
puts it en the ground that " wc want te
get this thing out of the politicians'
linmla nut. nf Htn unlinlr r...i. ,.
like McMellen." The "business men 7'
miflrlit. te have theucrht of that before
they allowed McMellen te nominate Tem
Davis for district 'attorney.
City Theasuketj Welchans assures
us that the report made te councils by the
special committee, se far as it seems te
show a deficiency in his accounts, is
wholly erroneous, and that he will se
demonstrate te the public shortly. He
says that no explanation was asked from
him by the finance committee of the
figures of the expert report, nor was he
made acquainted with them in any way.
The difficulty with the chairman of the
committee has arisen, he says, from his
declining te charge himself with the
total amount of the tax duplicate.
lie refused te charge himself with
anything but moneys actually received
by him ; and for these he has accounted
te the city in full. Mr. Welchans is en
titled te a suspension of judgment until
he is heard ; but meanwhile we have te
say that if it is true that the special com
mittee made a report te councils se
deeply implicating the city treasurer
without showing it te him and giving
him an opportunity te explain the ap
parent deficiency, their action was en
tirely ml justifiable.
HANCOCK AT GcTTYSBUKU.
Tlie Thanks of theNatieu.
lie it Resolved, by the Senate and JTeuse
of Representatives, d-e. That, in addition,
te the thanks heretofore voted, by joint
resolution, approved January 28, 18C4, te
Maj. Gen. Gee. G. Meade, Maj. Gtn. O.
O. Heward, and te the officers and soldiers
of the Army of the Potomac, for the skill
and heroic valor which, at Gettysburg,
repulsed, defeated and drove back, broken
and dispirited, the veteran army of the
rebellion, the gratitude of the American
people and the thanks of their represen
tatives in Congress are likewise due and
are hereby tendered te Maj. Gen. Winfield
S. Hancock for his gallant, meritorious
and conspicuous share in that great and
Passed by the Heuse, April 10, 180C passed
by the Senate, April 18, 180(5 ; signed by
the President, April 23, 1800.
"The troops under my command have
repulsed the enemy's attack, and have
gained a great victory. The enemy are
new living in all directions.
" W. S. Hancock,
" Majer General.'
"Say te Gen. Hancock that I regret ex
ceedingly that he is wounded, and that I
thank him for the country and for myself
for the gi cat service he has rendered to
day. Gee. G. Meade,
" Maj. Gen. Commanding. '
Tins is the season when tlic enamored
youth thinks of the warm ulster which
matapherically went down his best girl's
threat in ice. cream saloons during this
The figures 329 added together make
14. There are fourteen letters in each of
the follewing: "James A. Garfield,"
" Credit Mebilicr," " DcGeyler Frauds,"
"Conscience Fund," " Counted Hayes In,"
" Will he Defeated.'' Queer isn't it ?
It is instructive te watch the Republi
can organs dropping from their exalted
pedestal in anticipation of inevitable de
feat in Indiana. They say new that the
Hoosier state is net necessary te Republi
can success in the presidential cIcctien,aud
the mathematical and algebraic calculation
by which they strive te convey this fact te
the comprchensieuof their readers is enough
te confuse the average intellect which by
some strange perversity e f the figures is un
able te bring abeut.the same result by the
simple rule of three. Tims far the Ex
aminer takes the cake for lightning calcu
lation. The New Yerk Trilntne says that every
utterance of General Hancock coincides
with General Grant's alleged remark that
Hancock is "crazy te be president," "am
bitious, vain and weak." But then hew
are the Tribune's readers te knew that
this is true, seeing that that newspaper,
alone of the entire metropolitan press,
failed te publish at least one utterance of
General Hancock given recent publicity,
and that was his letter te General Sher
man en the electoral troubles of 1870, for
which the Tribune had called loudest of
all the Republican organs ? The Tribune
should back up its statements by a reason
able amount of proof. Let us have the
The New Yerk World, commenting en
the unprecedentedly large registration of
voters in New Yerk last Tuesday, says
that the figures indicate that 200,000 voters
will appear at the polls of that city en the
2d of November te take part in the con
test between sectionalism as represented
by Conkling, Arthur and Garfield, and the
Union as represented by Hancock and the
Democratic party. This means a majority
of 03,000 votes for Hancock despite the
conspiracies of Davenport and his train
band, his threatened "bulldozing" of
naturalized citizens and the intimidations
of his refurbished " cage." This with the
contingent of Brooklyn means a march of
the Democracy from the metropolis with a
column of 90,000 majority te meet and
join hands with the Democratic hosts of
Oun esteemed local contemporary, the
Lancaster Examiner, is assured that it was
net the associated press that"gave Hancock
a lift" by the telegraphing North the piece
of information that one hundred and
eighty-one former colored Republicans had
signed a call te organize a Hancock club
in Memphis. The associated press never
puts itself out of the way te give a Deme
cratic coloring te the news it furnishes its
patrons, as the Examiner and ether Re
publican newspapers well knew from their
recent experience with " the news from
Maine." The Intelligence!! is indebted
for the bit of information indicated te the
local columns of a Memphis newspaper,
and if "the organ" would like te have
the article in full for publication, it will be
cheerfully produced en application at this
Tlie Ucersia Election
The state election in Georgia was held
yesterday. The returns, as far as received
indicate a majority for Colquitt, the reg
ular Democratic candidate for Governer,
of about 40,000.
Oa " Bebel War Claim.
Frem a private letter received: la this city ftein
Politics run high in this town. Meetings,
speeches and squabblings rampant. Many
of our citizens (the best) will net take an
active part, will net register ; they seem
te think all will be well, let it go. Meney
is all they want.
Hancock's sentiment en Southern claims
meets an echo and full endorsement by all
true, honest Southrens, and by our rati
ficatien meetings will prove te some, and
all of our citizens new demiciliated North
that though we were heavy losers, we weie
conquered, we were honest and wc have
accepted the situation. We rebelled with
our eyes open ; we fought en principle ;
we knew the fates and chances of rebel
lion ; we have realized it, and new want
peace and prosperity for our common
country, with henest rule. As peer as I
am te-day ( and I have net always been
peer) I would net be enriched by the gov
ernment paying me for my less in slaves
and otherwise were it a possibility
speak or write the true sentiment of
The claims new such a " bugbear
are a myth, and as Hancock says, are
owned by the original sufferers. They
owned and held by shysters, adventurers
and carpet-bag thieves. I will even go
further, and say many of the so se
called claims which have been paid
were these ( net of Southern Union
men) of carpet-bag thieves and followers
of the conquering armies who captured
and deluded individuals, purchasing what
never existed, securing evidence of less
and dividing the spoils. In all my travels
since the war and I have been from Mass
achusetts te Texas, New Yerk te San
Francisce I have never met with, seen or
heard of a Seutliener who received one
dollar for losses sustained by the war, and
I have seen and known many. Thus, my
dear sir, you can state with confidence that
the Seuth endorse Hancock in his denun
ciation of Southern claims, and that the
said sentiment has given a quietus te such
curs as may have been wearing shceps
llmtnEUT Ism.vn, a son of thcifeuudci
the Inman steamship company, .was yes
terday married, at Halifax, N. S., te Miss
Gertrude Seeton, the daughter of an alder
man of that city.
Henry S. Hagekt yesterday formally
notified the committee of the Democratic
county convention, Philadelphia, of his ac
ceptance of a renomiaatien for the office
of district attorney.
Jlrs. Fkank Cnecicni:, "the well-known
disturber of women's rights meetings,"
attempted te sheet her step-mother, Mrs.
J. B. Smith, in Milwaukee, yesterday
morning. She only succeeded in sheeting
off one of her own fingers. She was ledged
Messrs. J. II. Lamueut and M. P. Han
dy, two of the Philadelphia 2Vic.-?' keen
est editorial writers and political ebscrvcis.
have been detailed by that ncwspapei te
keep its readers posted en the battle in
Indiana and Ohie. Mr. Lambert has es
tablished his headquarters at Indianapolis
and Mr. Handy at Columbus, and their
daily despatches from new until the ballets
are cast and counted will comprehend
pretty thoroughly the varying shifts the
exciting campaign new rapidly drawing
te a close in the two great October state:;.
Mr. Edward Gould, the second son of
Jay Gould, met with au accident of Tues
day atternoen that came very near Demg
serious in its results. He is a youth of
about 15 years. On the afternoon named,
while engaged ui gathering chestnuts at
his father's home in Irvington-en-thc-IIiid-
son, he fell from a tree, striking in such a
manner as te discharge a revolver carried
in his pistol pocket. The ball passed into
the fleshy part of the high, inflicting a
painful though net dangerous wound.
Unsuccessful efforts were made te extract
The Ex-Empress Eugenie has net been
well since her return from Zululand, says
a Paris journal, and has recently been
compelled te remain in bed, much affected
by severe attacks of fever. Her once beau
tiful eyes are new dim and fatigued, sur
rounded by a dark circle ; Jicr face is fur-
l rowed with the lines of sorrow and tears ;
i hardly fifty-five years of age, the former
empress of the French leeks as if she was
ever sixty-five. Speaking some time age
te Pcre Goddard, the chaptain of Camden
house, she told him that she would net re
main much longer in England, which had
been se fatal te her affections, nor die at
Chiselhurst ; that she wanted te breathe
her last in a mere sunny country, and
that, as seen as she was strong enough she
would leave Chiselhurst, taking with her
the remains of her beloved husband and
LATEST NEWS BY MAIL.
Jonathan Truman, aged 20 years, acci
dentally shot himself dead while hunting,
near Hillsdale, N. J., en Tuesday.
Jeseph Sample, manager of Schcnck's
nursery, in Union, N. J., who recently dis
appeared with $900 of his employer's
money, has been captured, and offers te
D. C. Stewart, a prominent dry goods
merchaut of Fall River, Mass., yesterday
took a dose of poison " mistaking it ler
another medicine." His condition is pro pre
carious. The Czar's yacht Livadia yesterday left
the builder's basin, at Glasgow, and pro
ceeded down the Clyde. Ten thousand
persons witnessed the start. Admiral
Popeff and the builder of the yacht were
Fifteen tanks filled with petroleum and
the trucks upon which they were trans
ported were burned at Canten, Md:, yes
terday. It belonged te the Cam pen con
solidated oil company and the oil ami
trucks were each valued at $10,000.
Full returns from Delaware give the
Democrats, in the election for iuspccteis,
9,529; Republicans, 8,073; Democratic
majority, 850, On the vote for assessors
the Democrats received 9,495 ; Republi
cans, 8,800 ; Democratic majority, G89.
A tramp was arrested at1 Logauspert,
Ind., en Tuesday, for having shot and dan
gerously wounded a freight conductor
named Whittakcr, who had ejected him
and 'another tramp from a train en which
they were stealing a ride.
James McDonald, a messenger of the
Marine national bank of New Yerk, was
robbed of $20,000 in checks, bends, notes
and cash, while riding in a Broadway
stage yesterday. The thieves escaped.
Payment en'the securities has been stop step
ped. The posteffice department has issued an
order stepping the delivery of registered
letters and postal money orders addressed
te R. J. Kosboth, of 48 Bread street, New
Yerk city, who, it is alleged, is engaged in
conducting fraudulent stock operations,
doing business under his own name and
that of the aliases of " The 3Iutual Stock
Company, Numbers 1 and 2."
In Lewell, Mass., a fire broke out in the
drying room et the Unase milt lne mm
was burned te the ground. The falling
walls struck Faulkner's mill, setting it en
fire and it was also burned te the ground.
The Chase mill employed 300 and the
Faulkner mill 125 hands. The less en the
former mill was $200,000 and en the latter
$100,000. Beth were fully insured.
Itl.NCH, BAB AND PRESS.
Opinions of the Newspapers of the Ceuutry.
Philadelphia Evening Telegraph.
The decision et the supreme court in the
Lancaster disbarment case is important
net se much because it restores the disbar
red attorneys and editors, as because of the
definition of the law which it gives and
the expositions which it makes of the
ethical relations, which exist between the
bench, th bar and the press. That the
supreme court would reverse the decision
of the Lancaster court disbarring Messrs.
Stcinman and Hensel was expected as a
matter of course by all who understood
the case, for the disbarment proceedings
were disgraceful and contemptible te a de
gree almost unprecedented in Pennsylva
nia judicial annals. Twe editors, who also
happened te be members of the bar, un
dertook, in the journal under their control,
te animadvert severely en the conduct of
Judge Patterson in a concluded case with
which neither of them had any official con
nection. This animadversion was, as the
supreme court set forth, a libel en its face,
but the judge, instead of prosecuting, xui xui xui
dertoek te summarily deal with the offend
ers under self-instituted contempt pro
ceedings, and, as a matter of course, only
succeeded in burying himself beneath a
lead of contempt. Instead of appealing
te the law of which he was a minister, he
usurned functions which belong te no
judge in any civilized community, and by
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SO UOHlJJ UUIICll 11001 ll piUOl l'l lua uu.il-
ness ler the performance of judicial func
tions. The supreme court, in reversing this
absured and wicked decision, however,
decs a geed deal mere than expose its ille
gality," for it declares, in very express
terms, net only that it is the privilege but
that it is the duty of members of tac bar
te ba the censers of the bench, and that,
under an elective judicial system, such
censorship is, or ought te be, one of the
greatest sureties of the integrity of the ju
diciary. With regard te the right of the
newspapers, whether conducted by mem
bers of the bar or laymen, te criticize free
ly and fully the bench, the supreme court
is equally emphatic. But has the bar in
Pennsylvania hitherto taken the same high
view f its functions that the supreme
court docs ? It certainly has net. Much
has been done, especially in thiscityte
counteract the ill influence of the elective
judiciary system, by the best men of
all parties 'combining te secure the re
election, without contest, of judges who
have been void of offense. The movement
in behalf of anon-partisan judiciary has,
for the most part, had the cordial support
of the bar, but the bar inllnence en the
bench has also, for the most part, begun
and ended with endorsement of
this, that, or t'ether judge seeking re
election. Fer the rest, the members of
the bar have been subservient te a lament
able, and frequently te a disgraceful ex
tent, and judicial malfeasances that have
elicited emphatic condemnation from the
press have merely caused high
minded lawyers te blush and te stam
mer out lame excuses and pleas
that the dignity of the bench should net
be lowered by plain-spoken criticisms of
judges who misconduct themselves. Yes
terday would be entitled te figure as a red
letter day in the history of the state, were
the liar te resolve te accept the bread hint
given it by the supreme court, and te act
up te it in letter and in spirit. The bar of
Pennsylvania can, if it will, se elevate the
judicial tone that a repetition of such a
proceeding as that of Judge Patterson
against the Lancaster Intelligence!!
would be practically an impossibility ; and
it can, if it will, de much towards securing
a right speedy demand for a return te the
system of an appointed judiciary and life
or geed behavior terms. As matters new
are. the bench holds out its chief induce
ments se second-rate lawyers ; while the
first-rate are cither afraid te make de
mands in favor of the higher proprieties,
or have discounted the honors and respon
sibilities of their profession by determining
that it would net be worth while te make
Tlie Kiglil te Criticise tlie Judiciary.
New Yerk Sun.
The supreme court of Pennsylvania has
just rendered a decision of great import
ance te the bench, the bar and the press.
In January last the Lancaster Intelli
gence!: published an article charging that
the judges of the court of quarter sessions
in Lancaster county had decided a certain
case wrongfully from motives of political
partisanship. The editors were both
members et" the bar. They were ordered
by the court of quarter sessions te show
cause why they should net be disbarred
for contempt of court in making this pub
lication. They duly appeared and avow
ed their responsibility for the article and
their readiness te make geed the charge
befcrs a jury, saying that itwas'pnblishcd
solely in their capacity as conductors of a
newspaper, in geed faith, without malice,
and for the public geed.
Notwithstanding this defense, the court
of quarter sessions adjudged them guilty
of professional misbehavior, and ordered
their names stricken from the roll of attor
neys. A writ of error te review the con
viction was then sued out of the supreme
court, before which the case was argued
by able counsel, among whom was Alex
ander K. McCIurc, of the Philadelphia
Time, in behaif of the appellants.
That court has new unanimously re
versed the summary conviction for con'
tempt, and has ordered that the editors of
the Lancaster Intelligence!: be restored
te the bar. If their publication concern
ing the judges of the court of quarter ses
sions was libelous, they can only be pun
ished therefer in an action triable before a
jury; and they have proclaimed their
ability te establish the truth of the charges
which they made whenever required te de
se in such a proceeding. But an attorney
cannot be summarily disbarred for pub
lishing with geed motives and for justifia
ble cuds that which he believes te be tnic
about the judiciary.
Indeed, Chief Justice bltarswoed, who
delivers the opinion of the court, gees
much further than this, and holds that un
der our elective system, attorneys arc
bound te make public any acts which they
believe te constitute judicial misconduct.
He says :
" It is new the right and duty of a law
yer te bring te the notice of the people,
wne elect the judges, every instance of
what he believes te be corruption or par
tisanship. Ne class of the community
ought te be allowed freer scope in the ex
pression or publication of opinion as te the
capacity, impartiality, or integrity of
judges than members of the bar. They
have the best opportunities of observing
and forming a correct judgment. They
arc in constant attendance en the courts.
Hundreds of these who are called en te
vote never enter a court room, or if
they de il is only at intervals as jurors,
witnesses or parties. Te say that an -attorney
can only act or speak en this sub
ject under liability te be called te account,
and te be deprived of his profession and
livelihood by the judge or judges whom he
may consider it his duty te attack and ex
pose is a position tee monstrous te be en
tertained for a moment under our present
Seldom does an appellate tribunal find
occasion te condemn the action of the
court below in language se severe as this ;
but the condemnation was righteously de
served. We rejoice at the wise and just decision
which the supreme court of Pennsylvania
has rendered in this case. It is a bold and
comprehensive assertion of some of the
principles which lie at the foundation of
liberty of speech, and the freedom of the
press in this country. And we are glad
that our neighboring commonwealth, like
icw j. eik, uus u cuuib ei just resort IJUIUK.
te recognize and rebuke any attempt te
restrict the rights of the people as guaran
teed by the fundamental law.
A Fearless Press Vindicated.
Mechanicsburg Independent Journal.
The valiant editors of the Lancaster In
telligencer have at last been vindicated
by the highest judicial tribunal iu the
state. It will be remembered that Messrs.
Stcinman and Hensel, both members of
the Lancaster bar, were disbarred by Judge
Patterson for publishing in their paper (the
Intelligencer) an article reflecting en
the integrity of the court. The
case was argued before the supreme
court at its last session in Harris
burg. The decision was delivered by
Chief Justice sharswoed, and orders
that the complainants be restored te the
bar and the costs of the proceedings be
paid by the county of Lancaster. The
opinion of the court is that the ground as
sumed by Judge Patterson is a
" position tee monstrous te be en
tertained for a moment under our
present system." Thus has a fearless
press again been vindicated against the
"caprice or prejudice, or individual rc
santment " of a petty judicial officer, and
the sovereign authority of Pennsylvania
respected. Messrs. Stcinman and Hensel
also have our congratulations upon this
happy ending of their judicial persecu
tion. STA'i'K ITEMS.
Themas Corcoran, aged 14 years, was
killed by a coal car at Matt eh Chunk yes
terday. II. B. Wright addressed a mass meeting
iu Scranton yesterday, proclaiming himself
the people's candidate for Congress. He
came attended by a body guard of five
hundred from Wilkesbarre, but there were
very few Scranton workingmen in the
On the Cincinnati express, which passed
through here en its way West, ever the
Pennsylvania railroad, at 11:30 last night,
were seventy-six Philadelphia Republi
can repeaters en their way te vote in Indi
ana. They were in charge of Captain Gil
ligau, a member of the lower house of the
last state Legislature.
The new Northwestern insane assylum,
at North "Warren, was dedicated yesterday.
The dedicatory services were in the theatre
of the new building, Governer Heyt presid
ing. The governor made a congratulatory
address and was followed by Francis Wells
of Philadelphia, General James A. Beaver,
Judge Wetniere, Hen. A. N. Perrin, of
litusvillc, Hen. S. R. Masen, et Mercer,
and Dr. Cerwin, of Harrisburg. The ser
vices closed with a banquet, served in the
Sunderland building by the ladies of War
ren. The building isproneunced the finest
of the kind en the continent. Cost $900.
000. A VutchcreU Crew.
Particulars of the butchery of the crew
of the schooner Espcranza by natives of
the Solemon Islands, show that the ves
sel put into Colle Langhamgra, and a dis
pute arose between the chief of that place
and Captain Mcintosh. The natives, who
were allowed te go en beard for trading
purposes, swarmed into the vessel, anil
killed the captain, mate ami the crew with
thcirtemahawks. The crew, four in num
ber, were natives of different islands.
After stripping the vessel of everything
that might be valuable te them, the sav
ages burned it, te ceuccal their crime.
PUT UP OK SHUT UP.
A 31 a ii Wlione Meney Tallin Fer illm.
Mr. A. J. Wells, of Philadelphia, visited
the Intei.ligkncki! eilicc this morning
and left a $100 note which he desires te
have covered by anybody who thinks Gar
field will be elected. Mr. Wells is willing
that this money shall remain here un
til Saturday, when he leaves town. He
also is willing te bet $500 en Hancock's
election, and te let this $100 be put up as
a forfeit that he will put the $500 up with
in five days. Or if this will net accommo
date the Republicans he wants his $100
bet en the Indiana election next Tuesday.
Mr. Wells's $100 is left with a responsi
ble gentleman at this office who will de
posit it with a stakeholder mutually
agreed upon whenever anybody comes
along te bet $100 or $500 en Garfield's
election, or te bet $100 that the Republi
cans will carry Indiana liisxt week.
MKKTJNi; OPTUE MEDICAL SOCIETY.
fiencral Health of tlin County Kstay fin
A stated meeting of the Lancaster coun
ty medical society was held yesterday after
noon in their rooms in Centre squcrc.
The following named members were in
Dr. J. A. Thompson, of Wrightsville ;
Drs. Albright, Belcnius, Compten, Ehler,
A. J. Ilcrr, M. L. Hcrr, Reland. Stehmau
and Welchans, of Lancaster, Drs. Bcru
thciscl, Craig, aud Liucaweavcr, of Col
umbia ; Drs. Bean and Wcscman, of
Bainbridgc ; Drs. Black and Kcneagy, of
Strasburg ; Drs. Hicstand and J. L. Zicg
ler, of Mount Jey; Dr. Brubaker, of
Akren ; Dcavcr, of Buck ; J. II. Davis, of
Seudcrsburg ; Dillman, of Oregon ; B. F.
Hcrr, of Millcrsvillc ; Kehlcr, of New
Helland; Livingston, of Meuirtville;
Mowrey, of Concstega Centee; F. M.
Musser, of Witmer ; J. II. Musser, of
Lampeter ; Miller, of Ihrd-in-IIand ;
McCaa, of Ephrata ; Leaman, of Leanian
Place ; Rightcr, of Philadelphia ; Roc Rec
buck, of Lititz.
Verbal reports were presented as te the
health of the several sections of the coun
ty represented, and from these it appeared
that there is a prevalence of malarial dis
eases dipththcria and scarletina iu sev
eral districts. A number of interesting
cases were repei ted and discussed at some
Dr. Bernthciscl, of Columbia, read an
exhaustive paper en the "alcoholic treat
ment of dipththeria.
The subject for discussion at next meet
ing was announced te be " Paralysis and
Our New Councilman.
Adam R. Barr, our new select council
man for the' Third ward, has been mere
lucky in securing place by appointment
than by election, lie was appointed as
director 'of the peer te fill a vacancy, but
when he aspired te a nomination te the
same position, he was beaten badly. The
Third ward Republicans say that his ap
pointment as councilman is very offensive,
and that if he comes before the party for
the same position he will be beaten tmi of
Pall or a IJerte.
Yesterday afternoon, a horse belonging
Patrick Cherry, which was hitched te a
coupe, stumbled and fell at the Pennsyl
vania depot. He was bruised somewhat
and broke one shaft.
Georgetewa and Vicinity.
On Tuesday, September 28. Mr. Aaren
Hartman, residing en the Phoenix iron
company's farm, near Green Tree, while
picking apples, fell from a ladder a dis
tance of some eighteen feet with a bag of
apples en his back. He was considerably
bruised, but no bones were broken and at
present he is doing as well as could be ex
pected. 1 no farmers in this neighborhood arc
determined that their cattle shall have the
benefit of all the pasture the fall produces
without being continually driven around
by sportsmen and dogs, and te this end
trespass notices can be seen en nearly
every tree near the line or reatl. from
the way some of the talk in regard te the
matter it is evident they mean te enforce
obedience te the law.
It has been very common for a few days
past te see " the man of the house " going
around with an elbow of stovepipe under
his arm, a black streak en his nose, a
scowl en his face and maybe a enrse en
his tongue. Putting up the steve is en
grossing the attention of the temperate
zone this section of it at least ami the
children must shiver in a corner and keep
away from their "mad dad" for an hour or
Jack Frest made his appearance, clothed
in white, en the morning of Oct. 1.
On Saturday, Sept. 25, Mrs. Repler, of
this township,surprised some of her visitors
by giving them a treat of raspberries and
cream. The berries were picked fresh
from the vine. Mis. R. is one of the most
successful raisers of small fruits grapes,
strawberries, raspberries, currants, etc.
in this neighborhood and finds her care of
these fruits quite remunerative, even in
On Saturday, October 2, about:) o'clock
p. in., the Quarryville band followed by
12 of a delegation from Eden, te attend
the Wiliiamstewn Republican meeting,
entered our village te join the Bart dele
gation, but unfortunately no delegation
from Bart was in waiting, and Eden's 12
went en te " play it alene." The Garfield
men appear te be at variance one with
another in this district, and cannot agree
upon anything. They all want te "be."
The Democrats of the township met at the
public house of B. Fritz, en Saturday even
ing, Oct, 2, te take into consideration the
propriety of organizing a club. The meet
ing was well attended and all gave evi
dence of a strong desire te have a club or
ganization. A roll was prepared and
signed by 75 members, all voters, with the
President, Rca Reed ; Vice Presidents.
Samuel Hindman, Samuel Irwin, Daniel
McGowan, ir., Austin Girvin ; Secretaries,
Jeseph T. 'Evans, E. I. Moere : Treas
urer, Hcrvey Baugiiman.
It was a geed omen te see 75 voters of
Bart all auxiens te take the pen te sign a
roll as Hancock and English men. And
better still, te see these men coming from
all grades the old man with honorable
gray hairs, the soldier disabled in the ser
vice of his country, men who have heretofore-
voted with the Republicans, young
men just en the eve of casting their
first Vete, all with one accord com
ing boldly forward te swell the ranks
of the new Hancock legion. The meeting
was as peaceable a meeting as this village
ever witnessed and every one seemed te be
proud of the candidate of "Get tjsburg re
nown." The club meets en Satuiday evening,
October 9th, at Nine Points at which time
the roll will no doubt overreach 100.
CUUKT OF COMMON Pl.K.VS.
licfore Judge Livingston.
In the lower court room the ea.se of
Charles Fell vs. Edwin Burnett, Jesiah P.
Lee and Samuel T. Lee is still en trial.
The testimony has closed and the "benrnel
Almest the whole of the morning ses
sion was taken up by the examination of
the defendant in the case of Jehn M.
Bartch for the use of Samuel Bruckhart,
and Frederick Buchcr vs. Jehn S. Bewers.
The witness being deaf and dumb the
questions asked arc all written en paper.
The defense is that the plaintiff has been
paid in full for the building which he con
structed, and they claim that they never
agreed te pay for the extra work. On
A rule for a new trial was granted in the
case of Corener Isaac Mishler vs. the coun
ty of Lancaster.
ON THE MOUNTAIN TOP.
Salisbury, Caernarvon and llunybril: in
The Democratic meeting at Bruhakcr's,
Welsh Mountain inn, en the top of the
mountain and just where the New Helland
and Waynesboro railroad cresses it ever in
to Chester county, was held yesterday
afternoon and last evening. By four
o'clock there was a very considerable
gathering of the representative men of the
neighborhoods and after the arrival of
delegations headed by the Mergautnwu
and Churchtown bands, the meeting was
organized as fellows :
President Jes. S Keener.
Vice Presidents Rebert Stevenson, Gee.
Duchman, Wm. Styer, Jehn Masen, Dr.
S. B. Swavely, Wm.Gilmere, Daniel Plank
II. B. Skilcs.
Secretaries David F. Kurtz, Gee. W.
Simpsen, David Rauck, Nath. Myers,
The meeting was tiic-u addressed at length
by Eugene McCaa, esq., of Alabama, and
W. U. Hensel, esq., after which it was
adjourned and reorganized after supper
when speeches te a much larger gathering
were made by B. F. Davis and W. II.
The Water Supply.
Suncrintcnden Kitch informs us that the
Concstega creek has been lower during the
past month than it has ever been before
within the recollection of the eldest inhab
itant. It has been impossible te run the
water pumps, and therefore it has been
necessary te keep the large Worthington
steam pump in almost constant motion.
During the month of September the pump
was run for 29 days and 4 hours 700 hours
in all aud was stepped once for eight
hours te blew out, and twelve hours at
ether times for repacking.
Divided Inte Companies.
The Eighth ward Hancock club has been
divided into companies. Ce. B. will meet
at Kohlhaas's saloon, en Friday evening
for drill. This company will be composed
of voters from the northwestern part of
the ward, from the west side of Derwart
street te West King out West King te the
city limits, from Derwart down the west
side of the run te the back part of High
street and out High street te the city limits.
Drs. Welitt and Kntz In New Yerk.
At the clinic3 given under the auspices
of the first district dental society of New
i erk, en Tuesday. Dr. Webb, et this
city prepared cayitics with the electric
burning engine, and Dr. Kntz filled tiic
same with the electric mallet. The work
was extensive and difficult, and was wit
nessed by a large number of members qf
the society and many, visiting dentists.
Jealousy In the Kanl:n.
The Yeung Men's Republican club aud
the Veterans of the same party arc having
a pretty fight. Beth want te take the
head of the Hue in the parade of Friday
night. The youngsters have the City band
engaged and the "Vets" want it also.
Mayer' Court. -This
morning the mayor sent one drunk
te jail for 5 days, another for 10 and a
third for 15. Twe tramps were discharged.
GARFIELD ' BUSINESS MEN.'
They Meet Again la the Orphan Court
Last evening the Republican " business
men ' held another meeting in the or
phans' court room, which was well-tilled.
The meeting was called te order by State
Superintendent Wickersham, who an
nounced that they had engaged the State
Capital band, and Henry Baumgardner
had been chescu chief marshal of the Gar
field business men in Friday night's pa
rade. He said that neither of the meetings
held thus far were intended te be mas
meetings, but simply te make arrange
ments for the parade. Nothing like pre
scriptien was meant by the meeting. Ne
one thought of stepping his patronage
with a fellow-citizen en account of his pol
itics. He said that both the Examiner m&
Xcw Era employ hands in their office who
belong te both parties, while every man
in the Intelligence!: eilice, fronrtepto
bottom, is a Democrat. It seems te be the
only office which draws the party lines,
and yet that is the paper which attacks
the persons holding this mectim He
thought that the business men (of the Re
publican party) might be justified by al
most any act of retaliation, but he would
net ask that. He hoped that the Intel
ligencek would publish the names of the
parties at this meeting. Seme ene had
informed him that two-thirds of the ad
vertising in that paper was by Republi
cans, and therefore their business could
be injured if they saw fit. Ue did net
want anything like this te occur, however,
as it was ceutrary te the policy of the Re
publican party. But if the business men
were te be scorned, two could play at that
game if they were forced, no repeated,
however, that he wanted nothing of the
kind te occur.
Reports from different ward committees
were received and adopted.
It was agreed that the men were te
inarch without torches, but with badges.
Mr. Wickersham thought that there
should be a public meeting of the business
men in the court heuse ei opera house.
Mr. Hicstand moved te refer this te the
ward committee and officers.
Mr. Jehn B. Warfel, of the At'K? Era,
offered a resolution, inviting all who fa
vored the election of Garfield and Arthur
te join the parade. This was adopted.
It was agreed en motion of Mr. Frank
Shiedcr te continue the present organiza
tion te the end of the campaign.
Mr. Henry Baumgardner, who was
elected chief marshal arose. He said he
had been chosen te the etlicc contrary te his
expectations ; he had read an unfair ac
' count of the meeting held en Monday even
ing, his sympathies were with this meet
ing, and upon that account he
was there. He said his friends
had been abused by the Ixtelligenceu,
and they should new show themselves
worthy of the cause they had espoused.
He accepted the honorable position of
chief marshal and would de all m his
power te make tlie parade a success. He
hoped the spirit manifested at the meeting
would continue and net lie en the wane by
Friday evening. He thought it would net
only be te the interest of the business
men of Lancaster county te have Arthur
aud Garfield elected, but it would benefit
the whole United States.
The meeting adjourned until Friday
Following are the names of these in at
tendance, which Mr. Wickersham desires te
sec published : A. W. Harnish, Sam'l M.
Myers, I. Laudis, Jehn K. Reed, Jehn B.
Warfel, David Hartman, Jehn II. Pcarsel,
Henry Baumgardner, Henry Gast, II. C.
Bcchteld, H. A. Dillcr, II. IJ. Brencman,
Frank Steinhauser. Dr. Rohrer, Maj.
Jeremiah Rohrer, Frank Griest. Thes. W.
Brown, J. II. Marklcy, Gideon W. Arneld,
Gee. Calder, jr., J. T. Reading, Wm. S.
Amweg, Jehn A. Hicstand, Jehn Keller,
Gedfricd M. Zahni, J. G. Peters, Henry
Martin. T. 1. Helahan, Jehn Cochran,
Chas. E. Leng, Rev. James Crawford,
M. (). Kline, A. K. Warfel, A. W. Wood
ward, Dana Graham, Antheny Lcchler, I).
(J. Baker. Cenrad Gast, J." K. Stener,
Jehu P. Scliaum, S. B. Cox, II. A. F.
Hestctter, Merris Zeek, Lewis S. Hart
man, J. Hareld Wickersham. (J. A. Recce,
S. S. Spencer. 11. C. I lamer, Jacob
Rathfeu, A. N. Breneman, Jehn W.
Hubley. S. S. High, Jehn S. Rohrer,
F. Calder, J. K. Smaling, F. Shreder,
Jehn I. Hartman, H. C. Dcmiith, Dr. .1.
A. Elder, Henry Shnbcrt, J. W. Byrne.
Antheny E. Roberts, J. IJ. Leng, Rebcit
M. Merrow, Wm. Lcchler, Henry Swcnt
zel, Jehn S. Rohrer, A. II. Peacock, W.
Middleton, W. IJ. McmlenlialJ, Henry (
Leanian, Samuel A. Greff, Charles A.
Feudeismith, Jehn E. Hubley. Jehn K.
Bitr.cr, Wm. I. Sprecher, G. M. Franklin
Sixly Dullur.s In Meney and
Last evening, between 0 and 7 o'clock, a
thief entered Jehn Schecnbcrgcr's hotel,
ascended te the second story, entered Mr.
Scheenbergcr's sleeping apartment and
from a drawer in a desk iu the room
stele $ 15 in silver, $9 or $10 in notes, about
$1 in pennies, a silver watch with
geld-mounted hair chain, aud a set of geld
shirt-stud.';. In another drawer of the same
desk was a revolver and quite a number of
marked silver coins, most of them having
holes in them. These were net disturbed.
Mr. Schecnbcrgcr thinks the thief entered
the front deer which was net locked and
went directly te the upper room and se
cured his plunder, and left the premises in
the same way.
A stranger giving his name as Andrew
McLaughlin, and his business as a railroad
engineer, was arrested and locked up.
Nene of the stolen goods were found in
his possession. He was committed for a
hearing before Alderman McConemy, at ''
o'clock this afternoon.
tirr.at Meeting at Oxford.
The Hancock meeting at Oxford last
evening was the largest political demon
stration that has been seen in Chester
county during the campaign. A monster
torchlight precession was held in which t
ever 1,:00 men marched, and a dozen brass
bands contributed music. Many effective
transparencies were borne aloft, and a fea
ture of the parade were the 250 horsemen
from CeJcraine township, this county. An
open air meeting was addressed by Hen.
Rebert E. Monaghan and ether eloquent
speakers, aud the spirit of enthusiasm that
prevailed in the immense assemblage
augurs well for a geed report from that
region en the 2d of November. Tlie name
of Hancock has stii red the people there
abouts as never before.
The annual excursion of the teachers
aud officers of the Presbyterian mission
Sunday-school at " Wild Cat," yesterday,
was very pleasant affair, and with the fine
day, the beautiful scenery the forest
leaves just turning into se many varied
shades by the touch of early autumn the
nutting, beating and fishing, it could
hardly be otherwise. There was very little
political discussion indulged in, but about
midday a vote was taken which, resulted
unanimously in favor of dinner, which
was promptly scrven by 3Irs. IJ. and her
aids. As fishers the party-could net 'ejaim
great success, the legal champion of last
year being badly beaten by the member
from tiic Seuth, but there were enough
aud mere fish than were needed for snp
pcr -which was all that- was- expected.
They retumedsafely about 9'o'cleck.
Sales or Real' Estate.
Yesterday the following sales of -real
estate were made of Clark's eastern addi addi
te the city: -, , f. tS
Twe lets' en East Orange street te M. J.
Reynolds for $1G5 each.
Samuel Bcnncr two lets en East Orange
street for $150 each.